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A profile on computer pioneer Gary Kildall and the important contributions he made to the PC industry including the true story on how IBM ended up using MS-DOS rather than CP/M. Kildall developed CP/M, the first personal computer operating system. He was also a co-host on the early Computer Chronicles series. Includes comments by Gordon Eubanks, Symantec; Tom Rolander, DRI; Tim Bajarin, Creative Strategies; Lee Lorenzen, DRI; Jacqui Morby, TA Associates; Alan Cooper, CP/M applications...
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Topics: Episode year: 2001, Episode year: 1995, Operating systems: CP/M, the first operating system,...
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Virtual reality started out as a science fiction concept in the early 1950s. Now, VR has become a kind of holy grail - lots of promises and claims, few results delivered. This program looks at the state of virtual reality. Demonstrations include the Talking Glove, AutoDesk's Cyberspace project, the Virtual Hand, GestureGlove, CyberGlove, CyberCAD, Virtus Corporation's WalkThrough. Also a visit to the Virtual Reality Showcase at the Software Development Conference in Santa Clara, California....
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Topics: VRML, cyberspace, VR, AutoCAD
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An introduction to Apple's Hypercard. Guests include Apple Fellow and Hypercard creator Bill Atkinson, Hypercard senior engineer Dan Winkler, author of "The Complete Hypercard Handbook" Danny Goodman, and Robert Stein, Publisher of Voyager Company. Demonstrations include Hypercard 1.0, Complete Car Cost Guide, Focal Point, Laserstacks, and National Galllery of Art. Originally broadcast in 1987. Copyright 1987 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: hypercard, apple, bill atkinson
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The first major upgrade to Windows was the 3.0 version, launched in 1990. This program reviews Windows 3.0 , some competitive products, and it looks at some Windows add-ons designed to make it work better. Demonstrations include Windows 3.0, ToolBook 1.0 from Asymetrix, PowerPoint 2.0 for Windows, DR-DOS 5.0 from Digital Research, GEM from Digital Research, GEOS and Ensemble from GeoWorks, and ViewMax. Originally broadcast in September 1990. Copyright 1990 Stewart Cheifet Productions
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Topics: Windows, Microsoft, Digital Research, GEM, GEOS, PowerPoint
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A review of where major Japanese technology companies are in the PC hardware and software markets. Shot in Japan. Guests:  Katsuro Miyakoda, Microcomputer Magazine; Yukio Mizuno, NEC; Kay Nishi, ASCII; Hitoshi Tanaka, Ampere; Susumu Shinbori, Sony; Michael Miller, Popular Computing; Christopher Mead, High Tech Review. Products/Demos:     MSX, Fujitsu Portable, Sony CD-ROM, CIC Handwriter, Ampere WS-1, Epson Wrist Computer. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1985
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When Microsoft started giving away Internet Explorer, it became a serious challenger for Netscape. This program looked at the battle to become the dominant internet browser platform. Featured are Netscape Communicator 4.0, Internet Explorer 4.0, VRML 2.0 and RealSystem 5.0. Guests include Mark Brown, author of Using Netscape Communicator, and Amy Helen Johnson, Senior Technology Editor for Windows Magazine. Originally broadcast in 1997. Copyright 1997 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: Episode Year: 1997, Television Programs, Computers: History, netscape, internet explorer, browser
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A review of competing operating systems and their affect on software development. Guests: Gary Kildall, SRI; Tony Fanning, Hewlett Packard; Jean Yates, Yates Ventures; Bruce Tognizinni, Apple; Herb Lechner, SRI Products/Demos: CP/MUNIXXenix, MS/DOS, Apple IIe & AppleTalk. Originally broadcast in March 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1984
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This was the very first episode of the Computer Chronicles, originally broadcast in September 1983, covering the history and ancestry of today's PC. Guests: Gary Kildall, DRI; Gordon Bell, DEC; Herb Lechner, SRI; Cyril Yansouni, HP Products/Demos: HP 150 PC, Computer Museum, TX-1 Computer. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1983
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The computer as a creative tool used to make, display and store music. Guests: John Chowning, Stanford; Will Harvey, Electronic Arts; Ellen Lapham, Syntauri; Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: Music Construction Set, Alpha Syntauri Keyboard, Casiotone, Vocal Synthesizer, MIT Experimental Music Studio, Stanford Center for Computer Music. Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: 1984, MIT, will harvey, john chowning, music, stanford
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AT&T's computer operating system is threatening to take over IBM's MS-DOS dominance. Guests: John Mashey, Bell Labs; Mark Sobell, Author; Bill Joy, Sun Microsystems; Doug Hartman, Hewlett Packard; Mike Denney, Basis; Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: File It, HP Integral PC, UNIX. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1985
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Neural networks are artificial intelligence systems modeled after the human brain. This program looks at several examples and applications. Included are Braincel 1.1 from Promised Land Technologies, BrainMaker Professional 2.0 from California Scientific Software, MacBrain 3.0 from Neurix, NeuroSMARTS from Cognition Technology, and ExploreNet from HNC. Also includes visits to NASA and Intel to see the work they're doing on neural networks. Originally broadcast in 1991. Copyright 1991 Stewart...
Topics: artificial intelligence, expert systems, neural networks
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Computers are moving form math and engineering to the world of the arts. A look at how artists are using computer technology. Guests: Eddie Dombrower, DOM Dance Press; Larry Friedlander, Stanford; Charles Kerns, Stanford; John Burke, Oakland Museum; Stacy Mitchell, Great Wave Software Products/Demos: DOM Dance Notation, PatchworkTheater, GameMac, VisionMac, SpinConcertWare, Terpsichore. Originally broadcast March 1987. Copyright 1987 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topic: Episode year: 1987
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As I-T people across the country geared up for potential Y2K problems at the end of the year, we reviewed several consumer approaches to being prepared for possible Y2K problems. Products reviewed include PCfix2000, Norton 2000, Microsoft Y2K PlugIn Tools, and several online resources such as y2k.gov, year2000.com, and cassandraproject.org. Originally broadcast in 1999. Copyright 1999 Stewart Cheifet Productions
Topics: year 2000, Y2K, microsoft, millennium
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It wasn't quite the World Wide Web yet, but everybody started hearing about this thing called "the Internet" in 1993. It was being called the Information Superhighway then. This program looks at the earliest stages of the Internet including Aladdin Systems SITComm, a Macintosh communications program for Internet access, and the WELL (Whole Earth Lectronic Link), an early online community. Also featured is a visit to the former Bell Labs in New Jersey (now Bellcore) for demonstrations...
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An up close and personal profile of Microsoft chairman Bill Gates. Includes comments by John Gage, Sun Microsystems; David Kirkpatrick, Fortune Magazine; Tony Perkins, Red Herring; Mitchell Kertzman, Liberate Technologies; Alex Vieux, Dasar. Originally broadcast in 1998. Copyright 1998 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: Episode Year: 1998, Television Programs, Computers: History, bill gates, microsoft
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With the advent of Windows 1.0, software vendors came out with new programs to take advantage of the new GUI operating system. This program demonstrates several of those new applications including Norton Desktop for Windows, WordPerfect for Windows, Lotus 1-2-3 for Windows, Microsoft Works for Windows, PFS WindowWorks, Microsoft Money, Visual Basic for Windows, Borland's ObjectVision, and Microsoft Publisher. Originally broadcast in 1991. Copyright Stewart Cheifet Productions 1991.
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Topics: microsoft, windows, applications
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The introduction of the Macintosh in the mid 1980's opened up a whole new world of desktop graphics capability. This program looks at several early graphics applications for the Mac including More II, Power Point 2.0, Persuasion 2.0, and Macromind Director. Originally broadcast in 1989. Copyright Stewart Cheifet Productions 1989.
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Topics: graphics, powerpoint, presenations
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It was the biggest ever launch of a software product with stores opening at midnight and buyers around the world waiting to get their hands on... an operating system! It was Windows 95. This show looks at the hoopla surrounding the launch of Windows 95, the product itself, and several Windows 95 add-on products including Microsoft Office, Viking RAM Chips, Uninstaller, Trispectives Professional, and The Hive. Originally broadcast in 1995. Copyright 1995 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: windows, microsoft, operating systems
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In the mid 1990's many people were on line, but the internet and the world wide web were still a new phenomenon. This program looks at the new open world of the web. Demonstrations include Eudora, Anarchy, the WELL, WinCIM, InterACT.net, and HoTMetal Pro HTML Editor. Guests include New York Times technology writer John Markoff. Also features a profile of the band Severe Tire Damage, the first band to ever perform live over the internet. Originally broadcast in 1995. Copyright 1995 Stewart...
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Topics: internet, web, online
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Computers became a great platform for game players, but dedicated videogame consoles were even better. This program compares the various videogame platforms. Demonstrations include "Defender of the Crown" on an IBM PC, "SimEarth" on Mac IIci, "Michael Jackson Moonwalker" and "Mickey Mouse in the Castle of Illusion" on a Sega Genesis, "Super Mario Brothers 3" and "The Legend of Zelda" on a Nintendo, and "Bonk's Adventure and...
Topics: cinemaware, maxis, sega, NEC, Nintendo, videogame
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Microsoft's Windows OS grew up a little bit with the release of Windows NT in 1993. This program looks at the new operating system. Included are demonstrations of NT's application integration and SQL server. Also featured are a new NT based graphics program from Altsys called Virtuoso and a new NT CAD program from Bentley Systems called MicroStation. This program also includes a visit to the NT test and development lab in Redmond, Washington and a comparison between NT and Unix. Originally...
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Topics: windows, NT, unix
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If a picture is worth a thousand words, then graphics should be an important tool for business. Thanks to more sophisticated computers and display technology, the use of corporate graphics work boomed in the late 1980's. This program looks at several new products for doing presentation graphics on a PC including Harvard Graphics 2.12, Draw Partner, Freelance Plus 3.01, Graph Plus 1.3, Storyboard Plus 2.0, GEM Presentation 1.1, AutoDesk Animator, and Xerox Presents. Originally broadcast in 1989.
Topics: graphics, presentations, business
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A look at the new role of personal computers in making music. Products demonstrated include Super Jam from Blue Ribbon Soundworks, Encore for Windows from Passport Designs, EZ Vision and Studio Vision from Opcode Systems, and the Miracle Piano. The show incudes visits to the Stanford Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics and the annual National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) convention is Los Angeles. Originally broadcast in 1992. Copyright 1992 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: Episode Year: 1992, Television Programs, Computers: History
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A review of computer art, graphics capabilities of computers and professional computer graphics systems. Guests: Herb Lechner, SRI International; Don McKinney, Silicon Graphics; Michael Arent, Freelance Artist; Kevin Prince, MCI/Quantel; Ann Chase, Freelance Artist Products/Demos: MCI Quantel PaintBox, Silicon Graphics 3D Animation, Apple IIe. Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: 1984, paintbox, quantel, silicon grapics
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How much computer can you get at the bottom end of the market - comparison between the Commodore Amiga and the Atari 520ST. Guests: Rick Geiger, Commodore; Tim Mott, Electronic Arts; Bryan Kerr, Atari; Jim Tittsler, Atari; Lewis Moore, Home Computing; George Morrow, Morrow Computing; Gary Kildall, Digital Research; Tim Bajarin, Creative Strategies Products/Demos: Atari 800, Commodore 64, Amiga IBM PC Emulator, Commodore Amiga, Atari 520, STNEO Paint. Originally broadcast in December 1985....
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Topics: Episode Year: 1985, Television Programs, Computers: History, amiga, atari
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Computers and music, MIDI machines and interfaces, and music composition software. Guests: Chris French, Music Software; Bob Moore, Hybrid Arts; David Schwartz, Compusonics; Chris Potter, Mimetics; Curtis Sasaki, Apple; Gary Kildall, Digital Research; Gary Leuenberger, Midi Revolution Products/Demos: Casio SK-1 Synthesizer, Atari ST, Activision's Music Studio, ADAP Sampler, DSP-1000, Apple II GS, Ensoniq Sound Chip, Soundscape, Commodore AmigaEZ Track, Kidnotes. Copyright 1986 Stewart Cheifet...
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Topic: Episode year: 1986
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In 1992, the big issue was - is it worth the money to upgrade my 386 PC to the new 486 chip? This program looks at the performance of the new Intel 486 and helps users decide. Demonstrations include running AutoCAD on a 386 and a 486 PC; running an SQL database server on both processors; a look at the new SENSE 8 486 laptop from Dolch Systems; a look at how bus speed affects computer performance using a demonstration with Animator Pro; a review of Intel's Clock Doubler; and a look at 486...
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Topics: intel, autocad, autodesk, animator pro, x86
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The software trend in the early 1990s was to bundle different applications together in integrated office "suites". This program looks at several early integrated packages including LotusWorks, WindowWorks, BeagleWorks, ClarisWorks, AppleWorks, Microsoft Works and Ragtime for the Macintosh. Originally broadcast in 1991. Copyright Stewart Cheifet Productions 1991.
Topics: office, works, suite
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A look at the state of the art in programming languages and tools circa 1990. Demonstrations include Smalltalk V/PM, Actor 2.0, Zortech C++, Objective C, EngLan, TurboPascal, Turbo C, and Prograph. Originally broadcast in February 1990. Copyright Stewart Cheifet Productions 1990.
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Topics: Gentry Software, Digitalk, Whitewater Group, Borland, Phillipe Kahn, Frame Technology, NeXT
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Today we take for granted the fact that we can watch video on our computers, but in the early 1990s, that was a big innovation. This program looks at early examples of desktop video on the Amiga, the Mac, and the IBM PC. Demonstrations include the Amiga 2500, the Amiga video authoring system, the Pionner LaserDisk player, MacroMind's Director 2.0 for the Mac IIx, the Avid/1 Media Composer, the DVA-4000 video controller from VideoLogic, and the use of desktop video at the NASA Ames research...
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Topics: amiga, macromedia, director, avid, videologic, macromind
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A review of the new generation of word processors. Guests: Gary Kildall, DRI; Paul Schindler, Info Syst News; Jim Edlin, WordVision; Warren Kuhl, AT&T; Wayne Holder, Oasis Systems Products/Demos: Word, Vision, Writer's Work Bench Text Editor, Word Plus, Punctuation & StyleWordStar Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Steve Jobs returns to Apple and the turnaround is underway with the launch of the sleek iMac. A look at what's new at Apple. Included are a review of the new iMac, the new Macintosh Power G3, the new Mac OS 8.1, and a powerful graphics and animation demonstration using ElectricImage software. Featured guests include Steve Jobs, Ellen Hancock, Tim Draper, and editors from MacAddict magazine. Originally broadcast in 1998. Copyright 1998 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Meet teenage software pirates, computer lawyers and the battle over software ownership. Guests: Mark Pump, Alpha Logic; Smith McKeithen, Activision; Frankie Mouse, Hacker; Neil Smith, Software Publish Assoc; John Draper (Captain Crunch); Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: Locksmith, Cap'n Software, Easy Writer, MacWare. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1985
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An in-depth look at the early Apple Macintosh computer, available software and hardware add-ons. Originally broadcast in 1985. Guests: Joanna Hoffman, Apple; Bob Foster, Telos Software; Lee Lorenzen, Digital Research; Ben Wiseman, InfoCorp; Gary Kildall, DRI; Larry Tesler, Apple Products/Demos: Apple Macintosh, MacProject, FileVision, GEM DrawJazz. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: macintosh, apple, jobs
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An early look at supercomputers in the United States and Japan. Featured guests include George Michael, head of computer research of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, John Repp of Control Data Corporation, Dr. Hideo Aiso, Professor at Keio University in Japan, Dr. Hiroshi Kashiwagi, Chairman of Japan's National Supercomputer Project, and Dr. Yukio Mizuno, Senior Vice President of NEC. The program also features on location coverage in Japan of the country's supercomputer projects including...
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Topics: supercomputer, japan, parallel processing
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An early pre-Google look at search engine technology. Episode # 1404. Featured are DataQuest, Alta Vista, Zip 2, Autonomy, Pointcast, and The Angle. Originally broadcast in 1996. Copyright 1996 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: search, internet, chronicles, cheifet
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One of the most popular early uses of the Internet was finding a date. This program looks at some of the first sites that offered to find that special someone. Sites demonstrated include match.com, americansingles.com, NetNoir, blinddate.com, and cupidnet.com. Guests include cyber dating counselor Dr. Judith Schwambach and netiquette advisor Larry Magid. Originally broadcast in 1997. Copyright 1997 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: dating, love, romance, courtship, marriage
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A review of new products introduced at the annual Comdex trade show in Las Vegas. Featured products include HP LaserJet 4000 printer, the Cyberstik virtual reality joystick, Crosspad which transfers written notes to your PC, and face recognition software called FaceIt PC. Also features highlights of the Bill Gates keynote address. Originally broadcast in 1997. Copyright 1997 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topics: Episode Year: 1998, Television Programs, Computers: History, comdex, trade show, las vegas, Bill...
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A look at the new 7.0 operating system for the Macintosh. Demonstrations include the finder, file sharing, publish & subscribe, virtual memory, and aliasing. Applications featured include Claris Works and Deneba's Canvas. Also a comparative look at the new DOS 5.0. Originally broadcast in 1991. Copyright 1991 Stewart Cheifet Productions
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A look at the newest computer games for PC users. Guests: Kathe Spracklen, Game Developer; James Zuber, Game Developer; David Crane, Activision; David Lebling, Game Developer; Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: Sargon III Chess Game, Millionaire Strategy Game, Pitfall, Zork ( Infocom), Ghostbusters. Originally broadcast in 1985. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topics: 1985, games, chess, pitfall, zork, ghostbusters
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An early look at how computers are being used in formal education. Guests include Professor Patrick Suppes of Stanford University and Glenn Kleiman, author of "Brave New Schools". Includes demonstrations of the LOGO and BASIC languages. Guest host is Herb Lechner of SRI International. Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: education, schools, university, palo alto, stanford, suppes, kleiman, LOGO, BASIC
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The launch of Windows 98 was a major upgrade for Windows users, solving some of the problems of Windows 95. This program previewed the new functionality of Windows 98 and also featured Win98 add-ons including Microsoft's Plus! 98, the Windows utility Tweak UI, and Gizmos 98 from Play. Guests include Linus Torvalds, developer of Linux, Mike Elgan of Windows magazine, and Kiki Stockhammer of Play. Originally broadcast in 1998. Copyright 1998 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Before there was a Macintosh, the Amiga was the computer for the creative community. This program looks at the Amiga 2000, the Amiga 500, Photon Video Cell Animator, Music X, Video Toaster, and Interceptor. Originally broadcast in 1988. Copyright 1988 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: amiga, commodore, video toaster
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Laser disks and optical storage devices are changing the way we can use computers. Guests: Jeff Tully, Pioneer Video; Vladimir Langer, Sony; Rick Dyer, RDI Video Systems; Jay Eagle, Proton Corp.; Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: Pioneer Laser Disc Player, Astron Belt, Halcyon Home Entertainment Sys, Vidlink. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1985
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Mainframe and network databases for computer users. Guests: Gary Kildall, DRI; Roger Summit, Dialog; Jay Fitzgerald, The Source; Paul Schindler, Info Syst News Products/Demos: The Source, CompuServe, Dialog Information Services Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright Stewart Cheifet Productions 1984.
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Topic: Episode year: 1984
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A review of the best new games of the year. Games covered include In the First Degree, Buried in Time, Mech Warrior 2, ImagiNation Network, and Phantasmagoria. Plus a visit to Microsoft's Judgment Day, a conference for third-party game developers in Redmond, Washington. Originally broadcast in 1995. Copyright 1995 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: games, mech warrior, phantasmagoria
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Security issues related to the world's increasing dependence on information containted in computer networks. Guests: Gary Kildall, Digital Research; Donn Parker, SRI International; Jim Holmes, Tri-Data Corporation Products/Demos: Digi-Link, Add & Answer Verification. Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: 1984, donn parker, sri
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The new breed of integrated software suites and the visual interface. Guests: Gary Kildall, DRI; John Couch, Apple; Bill Coleman, VisiOn Products/Demos: Apple LisaVisiOn, DESQ
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Highlights from the annual fall Comdex show in Las Vegas where the buzzword this year was "multimedia". Featured guests include Bill Gates and Tim Bajarin. Originally broadcast in 1992. Copyright 1992 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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A look at the state of the art in personal digital assistants. Products demonstrated include the Apple Newton Message Pad, Casio's Zoomer, AT&T's EO 440 Personal Communicator, Sharp's PI-7000 Expert Pad, and the HP 100LX. Originally broadcast in 1993.
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Highlights from the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo held in Los Angeles. Originally broadcast in 1996.
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The upgrade from Windows 3.0 to Windows 95 was the big leap for Microsoft and began its domination of the desktop. This program looks at the new OS, originally code named "Chicago" and Windows 4.0, and new applications developed specifically for Win 95. Demonstrations include Windows 95, Norton Utilities for Win 95, Visio, and Picture Publisher. Also included are demonstratons of IBM's Warp OS/2, and the Macintosh Operating System OS 7.5. Originally broadcast in 1994. Copyright 1994...
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Topics: windows, microsoft, apple, macintosh, warp, IBM, OS/2, operating system
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Computers are creating an entirely new platform for playing games, between humans or between humans and computers. Guests: Trip Hawkins, Electronic Arts; Bill Budge, Game Designer; Chris Crawford, Atari; Steve Kitchen, Activision Products/Demos: Pinball Construction Set, One on One, Space Shuttle, Excaliber, Larry Bird Basketball. Originally broadcast in September 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: Episode year: 1984, computer games, pinball, space, activation, atari, hawkins, budge
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On location coverage of the annual MacWorld Expo in Boston. A look at many new Mac products, peripherals and applications. Features highlights from the keynote speech of Apple CEO Gil Amelio. Analysis by Tim Bajarin of Creative Strategies. Other guests include Jean-Louis Gassee and Bob Levitus. Originally broadcast in 1996.       Copyright 1996 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topics: macintosh, apple, amelio
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A consumer's guide to the most popular low-cost home computers. Guests: Jack Tramiel, Atari; Leonard Tramiel, Atari; Frank Leonardi, Commodore; Gary Kildall, Digital Research Products/Demos: Commodore Laptop, Commodore 128, Commodore Amiga, Atari ST 512. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1985
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The conclusion of the second annual Computer Bowl with East meeting West for the title of Master of Computer Trivia. West coast team: John Doerr, Bill Gates, Stewart Alsop, Charles House, Lawrence Tesler. East coast team: Pat McGovern, Bob Frankston, William Foster, Edward Friedkin, Russell Planjizer. Guest questioner: Mitchell Kapor. Host: Stewart Cheifet. Originally broadcast in 1990. Copyright 1990 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topics: Episode Year: 1990, Television Programs, Computers: History, Computer Bowl, Bill Gates
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Robotic hardware and software and robotics based applications. Guests: David Nitzan, SRI International; Matt Guerrieri, Autobotics; Guy Rhodes, Microbot; John Will, Microbot; George Oliver, Oliver Company Products/Demos: Hero I Robot, Teach Mover Robot
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A look at the hot new computer games of 1995. Games covered include Voyeur, Astronomica, Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger, Master of Magic, Nascar Racing, Front Page Sports: Football Pro '95, Daedalus Encounter from Mechadeus, and Loadstar: The Legend of Tully Bodine. Includes visits to Electronic Arts and Rocket Science Games and an interview with "The Fat Man", George Sanger. Originally broadcast in 1995.
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A survey of high tech research and development activities in Singapore. Included are innovative work on RFID chips, the latest sound technology from Creative Labs, Philips DVD Recorders, new web radios, and a school for digital designers. Originally broadcast in 2002.
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The average car has more computer chips in it than anything in your house. This program looks at software and online applications having to do with automobiles. Includes a look at auto racing games. Guests include Joe Beninato of Popular Mechanics Car Guide, Helga Lilley, CFO of Automotive Information Center, Alberto Penello of Electronic Arts, and Anthony Constantino of Spectrum Holobyte. Demonstrations include The Need for Speed, Grand Prix Manager, Popular Mechanics Car Guide, and AutoSite....
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East meets West in this classic quiz show about computer trivia. East coast team: Seth Godin, Walt Mossberg, Ken Wasch, Mike Zisman, and Robert Ziff. West coast team: Marc Andreesen, Scott Cook, Bill Krause, Michael Slade, Denise Caruso. Guest questioner: John Ratzenberger. Host: Stewart Cheifet. Originally broadcast in 1998. Copyright 1988 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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The annual guide to holiday buying for technology products. Stewart Cheifet, Tim Bajarin, Chris Gorman and several technology writers offer up their selections for best new tech products of the season. Included are new web cams, PDAs, and desktop video editors. Originally broadcast in 1995.
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The OS/2 operating system started out as a joint venture between Microsoft and IBM. That venture fell apart as Microsoft went its own way with Windows. This program looks at IBM's OS/2 and compares its features to Microsoft's Windows 3.0. Demonstrations include Sound Impression, cc:Mail, Lotus 1-2-3, AmiPro, and SuperProject. Includes a visit to ZD Labs for their evaluation of Windows NT and to the annual IBM OS/2 conference. Guests include John Soyring, IBM's manager of software development,...
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Today they're called "mac heads", but way back in the 1980's, Apple users were in love with the Apple II. Despite the introduction of the Mac in 1984, the Apple II continued to have its devoted fans. This program looks at the Apple II culture during the early Mac era. Included are the Apple IIc+, the Apple II-GS, and a rare Apple I. Guests include John Sculley and Gary Kildall. Software demonstrations are of Math Blaster, Paintworks Gold, and Microsoft Bookshelf. Also a look at the...
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Highlights of the 1995 Fall Comdex show shot on location in Las Vegas. Includes excerpts from the keynote speech by Bill Gates. Originally broadcast in 1995. Copyright 1995 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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For amateur programmers, the advent of visual programming languages made life, and programming, a lot easier. This television program looks at several early versions of VPLs. Demonstrations include Toolbook from Asymetrix, Hypercard for the Mac from Claris, Prograph 2.5, Serius Workshop 1.0 for the Mac, Visual Basic 3.0, Visual C++ 1.0, and Visual Basic Professional Edition. Guests include Serius CEO Joe Firmage and George Febish, author of Windows Rapid Application Development. Originally...
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A review of hardware and software that can turn your personal computer into a music studio. Features the band MOE. Demonstrations include SimTunes, MixMan, Autoscore, and the Family Music Center piano teaching program. Also featured is a visit to the UC Berkeley Center for New Music and a look at the band MOE which was discovered on the web. Originally broadcast in 1997. Copyright 1997 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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A look at some of the best new products introduced at the annual COMDEX show in Las Vegas. Demonstrations include the Cyrix WebPAD, Instant Language 2000 from LanguageForce, the C Pen from C Technologies, and Avid Cinema for Windows. Also includes highlights of the keynote speeches at COMDEX including those of Microsoft's Bill Gates, Compaq CEO Eckhard Pfieffer, and Xerox Chief Scientist John Seely Brown. Originally broadcast in 1998. Copyright 1998 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Floppy drives, hard drives, and bubble memory. Guests: Al Shugart, Seagate; Frank Sordello, Memorex; Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: 5 ¼ inch floppy drive, 3 ½ inch floppy drive, RCA CED videodisk, 3680 1.2 GB spindle disk. Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Connecting computers, peripherals, broadband and baseband. Guests: Gary Kildall, DRI; Michael Pliner, Sytek; Charlies Bass, Ungermann-Bass; Phil Edholm, Sytek Products/Demos: Centralized Intelligence, Distributed Intelligence, Local Area Network
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As files got larger and disk storage capacity stagnated, software developers came up with utilities to compress and shrink the size of files. This program looks at several examples including PKZip, Stacker, StuffIt Deluxe, DoubleUp, VideoSpigot, ReelTime, PicturePress, Impressit, Handmade Software, and Disk Doubler. Guests include Phil Katz, president of PKWare; Gary Clow, president of Stac Electronics; and David Schargel, president of Aladdin Systems. Originally broadcast in 1991.
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Highlights from the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Products covered include Accolade's Hockey, Activision's Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure, Atari's Jaguar, Advanced Gravis Virtual Reality, Simon Personal Communicator, Amiga CD32, Compaq Presario 425, Video Blaster FS2000, Cyberdreams' CyberRace, Forte VFX-1 3D Head Mount, General Magic, Heartbeat Personal Trainer, Logitech Cyberman 3D Controller, Star Wars Screen Saver, Maxtor MobileMax 1.8" Drive, Microsoft's Dinosaur,...
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A comparative look at the new breed of IBM look-alikes. Guests: David Bunnell, PC World Magazine; Ed Juge, Tandy; David Grais, Attorney; Woody Liswood, Consultant; Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: Radio Shack Tandy 1000, IBM PC, Ericsson PC, Compaq PC. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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There used to be a limit to the amount of memory you could have in a DOS based computer - 640k. But as new applications demanded more RAM, utilities came out to try and solve that problem. This program looks at solutions such as QEMM-386, Manifest, and Optimize from Quarterdeck. Also, 386Max 5.1, DESQview, OS/2 1.21, Virtual 2.0, and AutoCAD's DOS Extender. Originally broadcast in 1990.
Topics: memory, RAM, OS/2